Welcome to EKOHOTBLOG summary of top Major Nigeria Newspaper headlines for today, Tuesday, June 22nd, 2021
The latest figures by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirms that Nigeria now has a total of 167,292 COVID-19 cases.
President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed George Abang Ekpungu, as the Secretary of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for a tenure of five years.
The Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, is confident that Nigeria will remain united as a strong nation to the frustration of those waiting to see the country broken into pieces.
Nigeria’s Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, has urged Nigerian youths to join politics and reduce social media noise to make a lasting difference in the country.
EKO HOT BLOG reports that the Lagos State House of Assembly has reviewed and amended a portion of the law creating the state’s Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC).
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has delisted additional six centres following their poor performance in the conduct of the second day of the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), EKO HOT BLOG has gathered.
Some suspected members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB)/ Eastern Security Network (ESN) have been arrested in connection with the attacks on police stations and offices of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Ebonyi State.
EKO HOT BLOG reports that the Ondo State Police Command has confirmed the arrest of a 35-year-old man, Emmanuel Joseph, for allegedly raping an 80-year-old woman, Mrs. Alice Mogbonjubola, on Lotogbe Street, Ondo
Three persons, (including a deceased suspect) have been sentenced to 24 years in prison with hard labour by a Magistrate Court sitting in Port Harcourt, on Monday for stealing and trafficking a two years and four months old baby identified as Etim Gospel George.
Murtala Abdullateef, a scammer posing as a US Army General on Facebook, has been sentenced by Justice Malami Dogondaji of the Sokoto State High Court on Monday to 10 years in a correctional centre.
Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, had said that social media companies wishing to operate in the country must register as a local entity and be licensed by the federal government.
On the 15th of June, 2021 at 5pm, the book, “Reflections: An Anthology of thoughts on Nigerian Movie Industry – Pioneers, Creativity & Tenacity” by the veteran journalist, Femi Akintunde-Johnson, fondly called F.A.J. was formally presented to the public.
Actress, Eniola Badmus has cried out on Instagram after the numerous death threats she has been receiving from a troll, EKO HOT BLOG gathered.
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